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A Viking’s Challenge 3rd Edition

Let’s show Chris he is not alone on this journey by joining A Viking’s Challenge and pledging to run or walk! By channeling our inner Vikings, we will make a powerful statement of support for Chris and fellow melanoma patients across Canada. All registrants will receive a charitable donation tax receipt and those who want one will receive a beautiful A Viking’s Challenge participant medal. To learn more about Chris’s story and previous years’ events, click here. EVENT DETAILS When: Any time over the weekend of March 4 – 6, 2022 Where: Anywhere in Canada. Shawn Bjornsson will be running in Gimli, MB, the largest icelandic community outside of Iceland. How: To participate, you must first register here and pledge to run a certain number of kilometres. We will keep a running tally of the number of kilometres pledged and see how many times we can “cross” Lake Winnipeg. So what are you waiting for? Register now and start training to channel your inner Viking!

Giving Hope Gala: Virtual Pool Party Edition!

Get your tickets for our 2022 Giving Hope Gala: Virtual Pool Party Edition! Join us for a fun, virtual pool party experience in a custom tropical world created just for us! Again this year, we’ll use an online video chat platform that allows us to connect virtually in a more interactive way. You’ll easily be able to move in and out of conversations like you would in person and take part in fun on-site activities, all while supporting an important cause! The Gala will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2022 ~ 5-8pm PT, 8-11pm ET Why Attend Don’t miss the networking event of the year for the skin cancer community! In real-time audio and video, you’ll be able to connect with Kathy Barnard and the Save Your Skin team, patients and survivors from across Canada, and cancer care stakeholders, all while raising funds for a great cause. All you need is a computer with wifi and ear buds, a comfortable place to visit virtually, and your ticket! This virtual event gives you the closest thing to a real life party experience. Enjoy music, entertainment, games and great prizes! All ticket purchases will receive a charitable donation tax receipt. Celebrate with us ~ Click HERE to get your tickets!

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month Begins

Watch our "May is Melanoma & Skin Cancer Awareness Month" page for updates on our activities and initiatives! And Download this banner to use as your Facebook cover photo for the month of May:

It’s Sun Awareness Month too!

The Canadian Dermatology Association is marking Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 29, 2022 National Sun Awareness Month. The month will kick off with recognizing Melanoma Monday on May 2 and during the month CDA will share information about public opinion research, myths, facts and trends in sun exposure and sun protection attitudes. Click HERE to read more!